Sports

Science
2021: the age of skijoring is upon us
David Grossman
Mind and Body
Skijoring: Where human and dog athletes work as one
Emma Betuel
Innovation
With virtual reality, scientists reveal a fatal flaw in one of soccer's most trusted defensive moves
Thor Benson
Innovation
How to choose the right wax for your snowboard, according to an expert — plus 4 awesome picks
Rachel Cavanaugh
Science
The NBA bubble gave scientists a unique opportunity
David Grossman
Mind and Body
What the NBA bubble taught scientists about jet lag
Ali Pattillo
Mind and Body
Test your weightlifting knowledge with 5 questions
JoAnna Wendel
Mind and Body
Inside the gutsy counterculture of the American skibiking scene
Emma Betuel
Science
Horse race study reveals the 1 factor trainers and gamblers need to know
Tara Yarlagadda
Mind and Body
Peak athletic performance relies on 2 crucial states of mind — study
Scott Goddard and Christian Swann
Mind and Body
Brain study shows why sports create especially powerful memories
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
One characteristic separates elite athletes from average runners — study
Kendall George
Mind and Body
The quirky sport of cup stacking is surprisingly intense
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
Life after Covid-19: Young people cope with lingering symptoms
Inverse Staff
Mind and Body
30 cheap at-home fitness products personal trainers are obsessed with
Christina X. Wood
Science
A common side effect of sports could drastically alter the brain
Tom Owens, Chris Marley and Damian Bailey
Mind and Body
Not Sports: Dodgeball's transformative journey from gym class to world class
Emma Betuel
Gaming
You need to play this classic racing game for free on Nintendo Switch ASAP
David Grossman
Mind and Body
Why Slamball's founder thinks the topsy-turvy sport may finally succeed
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
Exercising after coronavirus: Young athlete hearts reveal a key lesson
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
One type of activity proves to have a powerful effect on mental health — study
Alecia Cousins, Philip Tyson and Mark Llewellyn
Mind and Body
How this writer turned an everlasting vacation into a work success story
Stephen J. Bronner
Innovation
Robots and humans can work together to master an ancient sport
David Grossman
Mind and Body
Meet the dog surfers who have reached "a new plateau"
Emma Betuel
Gaming
From 'Space Invaders' to 'Floor Is Lava': The evolution of gaming
Inverse Staff
Mind and Body
“Overwhelming evidence” proves why rest days are essential for peak performance
Derek Ball
Mind and Body
How parkour's creative culture withstood a decade of controversy
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
Bodyboarding's chaotic quest to be more than a 'sleeping giant'
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
Underwater hockey players explain why it’s so easy to forget to breathe
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
Olympian Alexi Pappas shares how to stay strong during coronavirus
Ali Pattillo
Culture
10 sports you didn't know were sports
JoAnna Wendel
Gaming
How 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater' raised the bar for an underground sport
Eric Francisco
Mind and Body
Meet the sport beloved by America's 31st president and CrossFit
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
Shin-kicking, lawn mower racing, and the surprising athleticism of Not Sports
Inverse Staff
Gaming
'FIFA 21' "toxicity" and goal celebrations: Here's what's changing: Shushing and A-OK hand are gone
Nick Lucchesi
Gaming
FIFA 21: A gleeful new feature will make it the most fun edition yet
Nick Lucchesi
Innovation
Olympics Flashbacks: The science of robot refs and why they still suck
Sarah Wells
Innovation
Olympics Flashbacks: How a NASA-designed swimsuit rocked the 2008 games
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
The best rock-paper-scissors players know how to win without luck
Emma Betuel
Mind and Body
Olympics Flashbacks: The science of barefoot running and winning gold
Ali Pattillo
Gaming
'FIFA 21' EA developers on VAR and how Covid-19 influenced development
Nick Lucchesi
Culture
Why Vicki Draves' story is so powerful, 72 years later
Eric Francisco
Innovation
Bizarre, never-before-seen material to drive next-gen computers
Sarah Wells
Mind and Body
Headis is a masterclass in how to turn a weird game into a legitimate sport
Emma Betuel
Culture
Baseball in the time of Covid-19
JoAnna Wendel
Mind and Body
Leg Day Observer: The 4 best workout routines for quarantine
Sam Reiss
Mind and Body
Covid-19: Staying ahead of the game
Inverse Staff
Mind and Body
Health expert reveals a dangerous side effect of high-intensity workouts
Christopher Gaffney
Mind and Body
How much exercise is too much? Here's what we found.
Paul Millington, Ally Briggs, Colin Ayre and Jamie Moseley
Mind and Body
Science explains the untapped potential of the humble hot dog eating contest
Emma Betuel